Checking Manual Transmission Oil
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Remove the filler plug and feel inside the hole with your finger. The oil level shopuld be no more than 5 mm (0.2 in.) below the bottom edge of the hole. if the level is O.K., reinstall the plug and tighten it.

  1. Make sure the vehicle is level while making this check.
  2. After installing the plug, visually check the transmission case for leaks or damage.


Right after driving the oil may be hot, so be careful.

If the level is low, add multipurpose gear oil (API GL-4 or GL-5) until it begins to run out of the filler hole. Reinstall the plug securely.

Recommended viscosity:
  7M-GE Engine
    SAE 80W, 80W-90 or 75W-90
  7M-GTE Engine
    SAE 75W-90

  1. Fill the lubricant filler with gear oil.
  2. Put the end of the tube into the filler hole and add oil until it begins to run out.
  3. Install and retighten the filler plug.